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An interesting piece of history! Just a short walk away...

The loveliest mid-October day with full sunshine and 23 degrees...we had our time to walk as much... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
04indy
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New Deer, United Kingdom
Also known as Diadalív in Hungarian.

Only a five minute walk away from Március 15 tér, the main square in Vac and just passed the town's... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
kpiddy
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Brisbane, Australia
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28 Sep 2018
“Most unusual place to find this arch.”
16 Oct 2017
“An interesting piece of history! Just a short walk away...”
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

This arch, reminiscent of Rome, was built to honour the visit of Maria Teresa many years ago. But....it is on a quiet street in Vacs, so one would do a 'double take' when you see it. Very well kept and nicely painted.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kennethwhittaker
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The loveliest mid-October day with full sunshine and 23 degrees...we had our time to walk as much as we could. Ticked all other main visitor attractions, the cathedral, a few other churches, main square (March 15th Square) and on to the arch. Spotted a fair...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 04indy
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Only a five minute walk away from Március 15 tér, the main square in Vac and just passed the town's prison is the Triumphal Arch built in 1764 for the visit of the Hungarian Empress Maria Theresa to the town. The arch is in good...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Though this is on the list to see - don't go out of your way. It is what you see in the photos - and really nothing more. It is located next to a large prison adjacent to the Danube. Not a must see.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gerarddunn
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Another piece of Vac which is beautiful. If going to visit this, you would have walked by the huge prison.. We walked around the entire prison. Very interesting history there too. :)

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

There wasn't much traffic so I was able to use my tripod and take a time delayed photo with me in it!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Eva J
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

It can be a great walk and when you are coming from the city it is not too far from the prison. Nice arch. But that's it.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank silangel1
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The site is far away from the center. You are lost without a car. It is nice to take some photos there. Be careful of the traffic

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank boazweiss
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Next to the prison which even increases the interest level of the visitors. We just passed under it but it looked great.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank pengemex
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The only triumphal arch in Hungary. Nickname: Kőkapu (stone gate). Built for the visit of Maria Theresia, almost 300 years ago. Rather big, beautiful, totally renovated. Closed to the city centre, closed to the Danube. Must see.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank FALATKA
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